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CVE-2009-3895 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the exif_entry_fix function (aka the tag fixup routine) in libexif/exif-entry.c in libexif 0.6.18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid EXIF image. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/20/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/23/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libexif as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/557137
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=293190
http://libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libexif/libexif/NEWS?view=markup&pathrev=libexif-0_6_19-release Patch
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=20091113072359.GA22681%40coneharvesters.com
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/19/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37022
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3243 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54275

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:curtis_galloway:libexif:0.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3895
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017